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  • COCKPIT ARTS Cockpit Yard London, WC1N 2NP United Kingdom (map)

£225 per person

Bring your wildest, most creative fashion-styling ideas to this weekend workshop and make your very own Couture Creature!

Choosing from a cat, mouse, rabbit or lamb, you'll learn the process from pattern design and cutting, to hand-sewing and stuffing your doll, and finally to a range of fabric manipulation techniques to create the fabulous clothing for your utterly unique work of art!!

Day 1
Doll construction day.
You'll start by choosing which animal you want to make and from which of the available fabrics. Abigail will take you through the process of pattern design and construction to sewing and stuffing your doll and adding it's face detail.

Day 2
Costume creation day.
Abigail will demonstrate a variety of manipulation techniques to help you explore the possibilities to create your doll's costume from your own ideas, sketches and source materials. There'll be a huge variety of coloured, patterned and textured fabrics, paints, natural and found objects available for you to work with, but feel free to additionally being any of your own!

All the sewing will be done by hand, which takes a bit of time and patience. The skill level required would be intermediate/advanced. Please ask if you have any further questions:

The workshop runs from 11am - 5.30pm both Saturday and Sunday, with a half hour break for lunch at 1.30pm, from:
Cockpit Arts
Cockpit Yard
Worthington Street

Earlier Event: September 22